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Archive For April, 2015


Do SPF roofs last as long as other commercial roofs? Business owners often ask our R&A Contracting team how long an SPF roof will last. The answer is it depends on if you do the regular maintenance. An SPF roof has a virtually limitless life-cycle with routine re-applications of UV-protection elastomeric coatings. How is that […]

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Are SPF roofs really waterproof?

SPF roofing is seamless… but is it actually waterproof? Business owners and homeowners alike rely on their roofs to efficiently transfer water to a safe location. The last thing you want is a maze of buckets under a leaky roof with valuable merchandise and operational safety at risk. Leaky roofs make angry owners, which is […]

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4 Myths of SPF roofing insulation

Dragons, unicorns, and honest politicians are all parts of folklore, the stuff of legends and myths. The common theme is that they’re not true! There are several myths people sometimes believe when it comes to SPF roofing. Myth: SPF roofing is expensive! Truth: Compared to many other commercial roofing solutions, SPF roofing is actually very affordable. […]

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How SPF roofing can keep you cool this summer

It’s April here in St. Louis which means spring storms and summer heat are on their way! How can you keep your office building safe and cool this summer? SPF roofing! Spray Polyurethane Foam roofing is an excellent solution for protecting your commercial roof and lowering energy costs throughout the heat and storms of summer. […]

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I’d be an idiot if I did not take this opportunity to communicate to you how much we appreciate the way in which you conduct business and take care of our facility. In my experience you, and your team, are at the top of the list of all the roofing companies I’ve dealt with over the years. Thank you!

Jim Lowry - Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier

Eric and crew were really nice to have around. They were courteous, careful and caused little if any disruption. Their work looks good too! To be honest… a good experience with a product that I initially had misgivings about. I’m a convert because of Bubba, Sam and Eric. Thank you.

Jim Lowry - Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier

“I want to thank the crew at R&A for a job well done on our very leaky roof at the shop. It is certainly nice to have the drips and rivers gone from the shop when it is raining. I also wanted you to know how much we appreciated that the guys were able to stay out of our way and allowed us to do business as usual without any problems or interruptions. The roof looks great and the clean-up after the job made it so we couldn’t even tell you’d been here. Thanks for doing what you do so well!”

Jay Moore, President of Safe Way Tire and Auto Center

“My wife and I were on vacation when water pipes burst in our house. We got a hold of Craig and the R&A crew was able to start evacuating the water immediately. The best part was that they were able to start work before we even returned home. It was a very fast turnaround considering the extensive amount of water damage.”

Will from Dardenne Prairie, MO

“Craig and Mike came out in a timely fashion when we needed the work done. They did a reliable and quality job.”

Jerry from SLR Properties

“Craig helped us out tremendously with the insurance process. Timely and very professional.”

Lindell from Greater Missouri Builders (GMB)

“We purchased a house and there was some damage to the roof. Very impressed with the thoroughness of Mike’s inspection. Very comfortable with their explanation of what needed to be fixed. Most impressive was the way they protected our landscaping. Really liked the way they treated me as a valued customer, even though it was only a small project.”

Ross from Troy, MO

“I use R&A Contracting when my commercial roofs receive storm damage. They work on our behalf through every step of the insurance claim process. They perform all of the work and complete the insurance process, making our roofs better than they were before the storm.”

Director of Facilities for a large Property Management Company

“The team at R & A Contracting responded immediately when notified of our water disaster. They removed water-damaged materials and property quickly and restored our home even before the final settlement from our insurance company. They minimized how long our family had to live in a hotel and got us back to normal as fast as possible.”

Will from O'Fallon, MO